Hi everyone! Jess here — today’s treat was inspired by my beloved Pinterest queue, and I’m so pleased with the final product. The recipe couldn’t possibly be simpler, but it yields the most perfect and sweet results. I love the idea of serving these jam straws at an adorable baby shower (hint hint, Camille!), or even offering them to guests as a sweet something that’s easy to snack on while mingling at a brunch. Keep reading for a recipe certainly worth repeating, and I’d love to hear of any must-try recipes that  you’ve discovered on Pinterest!

Breakfast Jam Straws


  • 1 package puff pastry (2 sheets)
  • 1/4 cup fruit jam or preserve
  • Flour for dusting
  • Powdered sugar for sprinkling


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line two cookie sheets with parchment and set aside.
  2. Allow puff pastry to thaw as directed on the package.  Dust work surface and rolling pin with flour. Roll out puff pastry until about 2″ larger on each side.  Cut crosswise into two rectangles.
  3. Heat 1/4 cup of jam in microwave for 15-20 seconds, just enough to loosen the consistency.
  4. With a pastry brush, coat one piece of puff pastry with half the jam.  Cover jam-coated piece with the remaining plain piece of puff pastry and gently roll together with rolling pin – not too hard, or your jam will squish out.
  5. Slice into long strips and twist, then place on parchment lined pan.   Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.  Let cool before removing from the pan.  Sprinkle generously with powdered sugar.
  6. Repeat process with second sheet of puff pastry.

*Recipe by SprinkleBakes.

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Comments (21)
  1. 1
    Sandra - If it comes in pink April 12, 2012 at 7:46 am

    They look really nice. I’ve seen anything like it so it would be nice to try 🙂

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    Alicia April 12, 2012 at 9:46 am

    Oh my goodness do these look delicious!!

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    Kimberly April 12, 2012 at 9:48 am

    YUMMO I have to try these! Thanks Jess! XX

    • Jess April 12, 2012 at 11:10 am

      I think it would be especially pretty with different colors of jam! Perhaps a mix of apricot, strawberry & blackberry. 🙂 Can’t wait to hear how it turns out, Kimberly! xo

  4. 4
    Camille Styles April 12, 2012 at 10:42 am

    Pastry + jam: two of my favorite things rolled into the perfect bite! I wonder if you could wrap these with nutella…

  5. 5
    Lisa Thiele | WithStyleGrace April 12, 2012 at 11:33 am

    these are the cutest things ever!

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    Ashley @ Any Lovely Thing April 12, 2012 at 11:55 am

    Oh, Jess! These are so perfect for lazy Saturday mornings. I imagine kids would love to get in on the jam spreading and puff pastry twisting action 🙂


    • Jess April 12, 2012 at 12:53 pm

      You’re absolutely right Ashley! Kids would love the spreading action and they could be easily cut with plastic (kid-friendly) knives, too!

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    Debra Kapellakis April 12, 2012 at 12:37 pm

    mmmmm… super simple, super quick, super yummy…thank you for sharing

  8. 8
    Samantha April 12, 2012 at 1:12 pm

    These look amazing!! I’m going to have to bookmark these for a perfect picnic snack for the Newport Folk Festival!

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    Melissa Lauren Marghella April 12, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    These will be perfect for my boyfriend’s law school graduation brunch I’m hosting next month! I’m going to use grape jam to match the school colors. Thanks for a great recipe!

  10. 10
    Kathryn April 12, 2012 at 1:24 pm

    Those look delicious! I can imagine them with all kinds of jam.

  11. 11
    The New Diplomats Wife April 12, 2012 at 2:21 pm

    we’re huge brunch people so these are definitely going into our rotation. as a bonus, they would also be a hit with the littles. I bet you could also try this with a bit of nutella inside and mix the two varieties in one basket.

  12. 12
    Kathy Besser April 12, 2012 at 5:37 pm

    Jess, I think ‘bacon, rosemary, tomato pasta says it all, doesn’t it? I love collecting “Recipes to Try”!


    • Jess April 12, 2012 at 10:23 pm

      Ohhh, Kathy! YES. IT. DOES. Bless you for sharing this! Just made my night! xo

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    Brooke April 12, 2012 at 10:26 pm

    These look so tasty, I’m doing a baby shower tomorrow and I think I might need to add these to the menu. I imagine they would taste awesome with fig jam and a little bit of goats cheese.

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    Shana March 11, 2013 at 12:56 pm

    These look great! How far in advance can they be made and how should they be stored?



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